April 22 (entire conference is April 22-24), 2016
The Ethics of Working with People with Cancer
presented at the Society for Oncology Massage Healing Summit
You must register for this conference directly with the Society.
May 6-8, 2016 Obus School of Healing Therapies, Leixlip, Ireland
Advanced Massage Techniques 14 CE Hours, $300 Euro
Join us in the most beautiful place on earth for a 3-day class that includes integrative techniques for getting people out of pain.
Day 1: Techniques for the Head, Face and Neck and TMJ Dysfunction
Learn the causes and symptoms of TMJD. Students will practice the advanced massage techniques and related trigger points for relieving the pain, jaw-clicking and grinding that accompany TMJD, including intra-oral massage and self-care techniques that can be demonstrated to the client to do at home between session. Depending on the severity of the client’s symptoms, even one session is often enough to help them notice a huge difference in the way they feel. Students will also learn marketing this technique to dentists in order to get referrals. 7 hours.
Day 2: Techniques for treating conditions of the Torso and Upper Extremities
Students will practice the advanced massage techniques and related trigger pint release for relieving symptoms in the back, the rib area, and the front of the torso, along with shoulder and arm conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, rotator cuff injuries, and thoracic outlet syndrome will be addressed. Learn assessment techniques that will help you decide the best course of therapy for the client and massage techniques for relieving pain and restoring range of motion. 7 hours.
Day 3: Techniques for treating conditions of the Lower Body and Extremities
Learn advanced massage techniques for relief of symptoms in the gluteals, pelvic girdle, and legs that lead to such problems as piriformis syndrome, sciatica, pain in the groin area “which is most often involved in back pain and stooped posture” and other conditions including shin splints and plantar fascitis. Learn assessment techniques that will help you decide on the best course of treatment for the client and massage techniques for relieving the pain and dysfunction associated with these conditions. 7 hours.
August 7-10, 2016 World Massage Festival in Atlantic City, NJ
- August 8 (Monday) 8:00-11:00 AM
Using Research to Market Your Massage Therapy Practice with Laura Allen
(For those who are seeking or maintaining Board Certification from the NCBTMB, this class meets the 3 Hour Research Requirement.)
- August 8 (Monday) 4:00-8:00 PM
So, You Want to be a Massage Teacher? with Laura Allen
- August 10 (Wednesday) 8:00-11:00 AM AND 2:00-5:00 PM
One Year to a Successful Massage Therapy Practice with Laura Allen
You MUST take this class all day (6 hours) to get CE credit.